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of the uc board of regents against proposed fees. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec at ucsf. all this and they don't have a fee hike on the table today. >> reporter: that's right. students say they are trying to be pro-active before the regents can start considering their next fee or tuition hike. all is calm here now at ucsf. an unlawful assembly was declared an hour and a half ago and protestors moved on peacefully saying they are headed to other universities next. dozens of uc students and employees came to protest outside the meeting at ucsf f this morning blocking streets but the regents weren't discussing a tuition hike. >> the good thing in my view about prop 30 is it allows us in the student and worker movement to now go on the offensive. we are not just protesting against new cuts. we are demanding rollbacks of tuition. >> reporter: prop 30 promises to funnel money into the uc system but how much is still a question. >> even though we're very pleased with the passage of prop 30 we're also reeling from nearly $1 billion in cuts from the state and we raised tuition. that o
>>> you're watching cbs5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> i've got the pen, way to sign the bill right away. >>> nerves are rattled as americans keep a close eye on wall street and washington but president obama says we could avoid the fiscal cliff. i'm michelle griego. >> and the president addressed the nation, and quick action to keep all american taxes from going up on new year's day. >> cbs5 reporter cate cauguiran watched the address and is breaks it down. >> what does it really mean for everyone in california. >> reporter: there is a new report that shows the bay area's job market could grow faster than the state of california and the nation over the next two years, but our economic growth could go downhill with this looming fiscal cliff. >> right now, if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up on january 1 january 1st. everybody's. >> reporter: just hours ago the president warned lawmakers the deadline is approaching. economists say the fiscal cliff could thro
serving congressman from california. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on how the up start pulled off the upset. ann. >> reporter: eric swalwell had an opportunity to unseat this long term incumbent when california changed its primary process and after knocking on 100,000 doors his campaign is claiming victory. it's a symbolic cleaning of the house, cleaning up after election night and starting fresh after a 40-year congressional reign by pete stark. >> there was a real craving for change and a craving for responsiveness for someone though would show up, be accessible, listen and have an open mind. >> reporter: but change isn't coming by way of party because eric swalwell is also a democrat. >> this is a performance change. >> reporter: the 80-year-old stark is an outspoken little balance. the liberal. stark's campaign portrayed him as a rookie. >> we embrace that. i'm a huge oakland as fan and they are pitching fast this year. it got them to the play-offs, it was all rookies so we embrace the rookie and was nicknamed the rook by our supporters and i think a rookie is just what congre
a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews working here that pg&e crew member told me they are trying to get more crews to get out here to restore power
: he's still hoping for power. theresa garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> you can join us tomorrow starting at 6 a.m. for a telethon to raise money for the american red cross for hurricane sandy relief. we have more details on cbs.com. >>> you became the first man to win consecutive elections with 50% of the vote. now the hard part begins. as we hear, there is a particular word buzzing around washington tonight. cooperation. >> hi, guys. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening. in his words, more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of the second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> reducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. more work to do. >> reporter: he embraced staffers in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring the country together after a costly and bruising campaign. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. >> reporter: and the g.o.p. listened, too. house speaker john boe
, cbs reported a republican adviser said that actually mitt romney was "shell-shocked" by his loss in florida and his florida adviser today expressed regret telling the "miami herald"... >> jennifer: well, he isn't the only one looking forward to the next fight. washington insiders are ready to rumble over the fiscal cliff and how to keep the country from careening over it, for a sense of what's at stake let's just take a tiny peek over the edge. if congress cannot reach a deal, every tax cut that was enacted since the year 2001 would expire. most importantly, the bush tax cuts. and that means an average $3500 tax increase per household. on top of that, we would see $110 billion in spending cuts next year followed by $1.2 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years. now all of the pundits and the prognosticators and the prospect purveyors and the public accountants, they all predict that going over the fiscal cliff is going to wreak havoc on the economy. it's called the fiscal cliff. it's described in the suicidal
jr.'s political career. cbs chicago reporting that plea deal is in the works for the newly re-elected congressman that could include his resignation and jail time. the illinois lawmaker is under investigation for allegedly misusing over $40,000 of his campaign funds. jackson is currently battling depression stemming from a bipolar disorder and receiving treatment from doctors at the mayo clinic. >>> next to indianapolis, where investigators want to know what caused a massive explosion that left two people dead and dozens homeless. the powerful blast ignited a massive fire that destroyed or damaged approximately over 30 homes. the cause of the explosion is uncertain, but the concussion was felt up to three miles away. >>> finally, it was flying day this past weekend in san francisco. 33 teams did their best to take flight at the tenth annual red bull flugtag. competitors launched their homemade aircrafts into mccovey cove from a 30-foot platform. judges graded on flight time, creativity and showmanship. there she blows. >>> moving on to sports. the los angeles lakers have a new
years. anyway now, of course, texas has taken the lead. of course! a local report from cbs enodal lot fort worth. >> talk of seceding has started again. it's not just the loan star state. petitions from these 14 states have been filed on the white house's website asking for per his to secede. >> tens of thousands are logging on to tell the white house they don't want to be part of the union anymore. a petition filed by micah h. in arlington states the economy is suffering because of the administration's neglect of domestic and foreign spending. >> cenk: yeah, have at it. see how that turns out for you. the last time we tried this idea, 600,000 americans died. so way to be patriotic. >> those signing are literally traitors to this country. they would like to commit treason, literally secede from the united states of america. who leads? texas does. the number of petitions filed or signed, these are the top 10, texas is number one. they must be so proud. louisiana number two florida is third. georgia's at 24, alabama at 23, tennessee at 22,000, and then north carolina, south carolina, ar
as chairman a month ago. a spokesperson told cbs that armstrong remains as the main inspiration for the 15-year-old organization, also as its biggest donor. he's given $7 million to it over the years. no comment from anyone about the latest allegations. >> bill: it was his organization. just close the doors. turn off the lights. >> there is a gender gap on our nation's roads. there are now more women with driver's licenses in the u.s. than men. according to a new university of michigan study experts say this could have huge economic implications because studies also show that overall women purchase smaller and safer cars as men. they drive less and get in less accidents. the study looked at drivers today versus drivers in 1995. now about 106 million women have licenses. 104 million men. >> bill: how do you drive fewer miles -- they probably drive fewer miles but they drive better. that's really, really important. significant finding. >> if you want to watch your weight, you wouldn't think to grab a pepsi but t
political geek attitude. >> it's only monday, but this may be the quote of the week. on cbs this morning grover norquist channels his inner 4-year-old, asking how republicans might honor his pledge not to raise taxes and remain open to negotiate with the president. the answer? just listen. >> the president was committed elected on the basis that he was not romney and romney was a poopy head and you should vote against romney and he won by two points. he didn't make the case for higher taxes and higher spending. he kind of sounded like the opposite. >> i'm not sure that's what the president called mitt romney, grover. >> he did say poopy head. he kept a straight face, going on to point out that the president did win most of the battleground states, all but one and he did campaign on having the wealthiest pay their fair share. the president influence start talking about the fiscal cliff working out a budget deal and he's going to meet with labor leaders and wednesday he welcomes business executives to the white house to build on those relationships even though many backed mitt romney durin
or some of the partisan member. i was troubled by the july report from cbs news that found suicide rates for our soldiers is up 80%. our veterans are returning from war with invisible wounds. but are discouraging from seeking the treatments for various reasons. as a nation we can do better and we must get right. and to the american legion, i ask you to continue help in this regard as you lobby but committee of veterans affairs and i hope you are also lobbying committees on armed services to make sure they are dealing with this issue as well. care must began with a person who is on active duty before they take off the uniform and become veterans as well. service members -- if you look at another area of effort we have to do better on -- it is for military training. look at jobs. service members are experienced in many different career fields that can be varied such as electronics, madison, air- traffic control, and we've got to do everything we can as congress to help our veterans find jobs when they come back. and i think it is important for the american legion with the broad outreach to
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